Which Came First? (Depression or Illness)

Contemporary theory offers the idea that every individual has their own emotional level.  For those whose “resting state” is contentment,…

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Trump & Game of Thrones (Spoilers!)

The season finale for GAME OF THRONES aired this week.  We found out Jon Snow (King of the North) isn’t…

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Gender?

I recently listened to two very different memoirs about transgender transition.  The first, She’s Not There:  A Life in Two…

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History Arguments as Distractions

Flaming and trolling are common vocabulary these days, but they denote different things (see Wikipedia) and may even mean different…

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Racial and Gender Equivocation

Excerpted From:  Historical Amnesia About Slavery Is a Tool of White Supremacy:  Where we have (mostly) condemned slavery, we as…

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Counter Protests Also Protected!

Protests often draw counter protests.  I believe that the worst violence occurs when police focus solely on protecting the free…

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American Colonialism

From the current Wikipedia article:  Currently, the United States has 16 territories, five of which are permanently inhabited: Puerto Rico,…

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What We Care About (and Why)

While discussing pop culture with my group of crafty women tonight, it became clear that issues that affect us directly…

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